Housekeeping Aide

  • Lancaster, Ontario, Canada
  • Lancaster
  • Full-time
  • Environmental Services
  • res-69423

Position Title: Housekeeping Aide 
Reporting to: Director of Care
Hours: Part Time
Location: Lancaster Long Term Care Residence

Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference? 

At Lancaster Long Term Care Residence we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork. 


At the Lancaster Long Term Care Residence, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Lancaster follow a ‘People’ focused Philosophy, Participation Excellence Openness Performance Longevity Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. 


A day in the role as a housekeeping aide at Lancaster Long Term Care Residence:

As a housekeeping aide at Lancaster Long Term Care Residence you will be placed in a role with high expectations to provide exemplary housekeeping needs for the residents of our home. Unlike other housekeeping positions in this role, you get to see the effect you have on a person's everyday life. In your role, it is expected that you make personal connections with the residents, as providing them care is our top priority.


In this position you will be apart of our housekeeping team, and will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the daily neatness and cleanliness of residents rooms, offices and common areas,
  • Cleaning, sanitizing, and performing duties, including but not limited to: routine, deep, terminal and discharge cleaning, floor cleaning and maintenance, and waste management according to schedules,
  • Maintaining a clean, safe environment for residents utilizing infection control principles,
  • Checking that supplies are adequate in housekeeping and equipment is in proper working order before commencing daily routine,
  • Carrying out duties in a positive and professional manner within a multidisciplinary team,
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications:

At the Lancaster Long Term Care Residence we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Lancaster are as follows:

  • A positive mindset, as well as a connection with our values,
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, and the demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively is essential,
  • Physical and mental requirements needed in the position,
  • Knowledge of housekeeping and experience in the role is an asset,
  • Basic understanding of cleaning equipment,
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and Fire Safety Procedures,
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous improvement,
  • Candidates that have the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written in French & English will be given preference if the qualifications are equal,
  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results, less than 6 months old, evidence of flu shot, must be able to provide three work references.


How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to [Email of contact]. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment count!Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.

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